R.M. Smythe & Co. to hold Internet auction of historical materials including autographs and more.. On October 1, 2007, R.M. Smythe & Co. will hold an Internet auction on eBay live of an eclectic collections of historical materials including autographs, photographs, ephemera, books and Americana.
- BAHAMAS ($25-Up)
TLSFeb 3, 1967,“Lynden O. Pindling,” framed with picture and letter. 14x18” and very presentable.
966 ROWLING, WALLACE - NEW ZEALAND ($10-Up)
NZ Ambassador to the United States. SP “Good wishes / W. E. Rowling” on background of 9x6” black and white image.
967 SANTER, JACQUES - LUXEMBOURG ($10-Up)
Prime Minister of Luxembourg. SP “Jacques Santer” on margin 7x4” color head shot.
968 SAUVE, JEANNE - CANADA ($10-Up)
Governor of General Canada. SP “Jean Sauve” in margin of 9x7” formal color portrait by Karsh. Beautiful piece.
969 SCHLETER, PAUL - DENMARK ($10-Up)
Prime Minister of Denmark. SP “Paul Schleter”on a 5x7” black and white image on a special card designed for signed notes, with printed seal..
970 SILVA, ANIBAL CAVACO - PORTUGAL ($10-Up)
Prime Minister of Portugal. SP on surface of 7 x 5” color portrait.
971 SORSA, KALEVI - FINLAND ($10-Up)
Prime Minister of Finland. SP “Kalevi Sorsa”on margin of 5x4” black and white closeup.
972 RHEE, SYNGMAN  ($70-Up)
First president of South Korea (1875-1965). TLS “Syngman Rhee,” in English, 1p, 4to, on his imprinted stationery, Seoul, 12/3/1954 To Mrs. Whittaker, whom he had visited in Denver many years before, “We hope you will come to visit us in Korea. We shall be pleased to welcome you if ever you find it possible to make the trip...Sincerely, Syngman Rhee.”With interesting clipping saying he “Once Courted Denver Girl.” With envelope. Mounting traces on all pieces, overall very good.
973 SUHARTO, RADEN - INDONESIA ($30-Up)
President of Indonesia. SP“R. Suharto / 7/11-‘87” with silver marker on surface on 10x8” formal color portrait.
974 TURNER, JOHN - CANADA ($10-Up)
Prime Minister of Canada. Inscribed SP “..- all good wishes / John Turner”in margin of 10x8” color image.
975 VRANITZKY, FRANZ - AUSTRIA ($10-Up)
Chancellor of Austria. SP “Franz Vranitzky”in margin of 6x4” formal portrait in a pin-striped suit.
These lots typify the varied and eclectic nature of the items being offered at the October 1, Internet sale. Detailed descriptions and photographs of all 975 lots are available for review online at: http://www.smytheonline.com then select “Current Auctions”.
"This auction contains many fascinating items in an extremely wide variety of categories." said Mary Herzog, Vice President of R. M. Smythe & Co. "when you combine that with the affordable range of the estimates on these lots, this sale will have something for just about everyone."
Lots will be available for viewing at Smythe’s offices at 2 Rector Street, in New York City, by appointment only. To arrange for an appointment call R. M. Smythe & Co. at 800-622-1880. For updates on this auction check Smythe’s website at smytheonline.com. This auction will be conducted with eBay Live/LiveAuctioneers.
About R. M. Smythe & Co.
R. M. Smythe and Co., established in 1880, buys, sells, and auctions coins, paper money, stocks and bonds and autographs at their corporate headquarters at 2 Rector Street in the heart of the Financial District in New York City. To order a catalog, to contact any of the firm’s